Mobile: EBay iPad app soars; Verve gets $7 million

29 Sep 2010
A few mobile notes … EBay set records during the 2009 Christmas shopping season with sales via mobile applications. It seems the iPad application is likely to do even better. The average EBay spend on its iPad application is higher than iPhone users and is 50 percent higher than the PC /Web average, an EBay official told the National Retail Federation's conference. According to an

Mark Whittaker

Mark Whittaker joined the AIM Group as sales director in March 2009. His career in newspapers spans 30 years as a reporter, editor and online manager. He spent seven years as online managing editor and online director for and the Tribune-Review Publishing Co. in Pittsburgh, and later worked as interactive media director for Beaver Newspapers Inc. in suburban Pittsburgh. At Beaver Newspapers, he was responsible for day-to-day advertising, design and operation of the company’s Web sites, supervising a staff of eight. At Tribune-Review, he oversaw about 20 Web sites, including ad sales, coordination between the Web sites and affiliated newspapers, and negotiating partnership agreements. He is based near Pittsburgh.